Artist info

Genre

Roots


band members

Justine Wahlin,Guitar and Vocals


Influences

Nancy Sinatra, Jane Tyrell, Gillian Welsh, Patty Griffin


Unearthed artists we like

Juzzie Smith, And us, Rita B, Dylan Hartas, Matt Thomson


Bio

"..almost like a young peggy lee doing lonely cowgirl songs. Such a clean and effortless voice.. like listening to an old record but live..."zvonko jovicic

Justine plays songs that are drawn from the world with an insightful look into the human heart.

With a growing following, Justine has been performing at every opportunity in venues all over Sydney including the Factory and Metro Theatres, The Sandringham Hotel, The Bald Faced Stagg, Bar 34 in Bondi, Ravesi's, The Excelsior Hotel and many others, as well as numerous private shows.

Achievements to date include getting 3 songs into the top 44 in the overall Triple J Unearthed charts and 3 songs in the top 5 of the Indie charts (30/01/2012).
in 2012 Justine with "The Men" made it to the finals of the Emergenza Festival International band Competition and came 5th out of roughly 400 bands.

2013 saw the release of Justine's solo EP which has been warmly received. There was also a trip to France to play a few shows.

In 2014 Justine joins forces with Jeremy Craib (formerly of BlueJuice) to participate in the Sydney Fringe Festival line up.

Review

Spoona

18 Jan 2012

40

Very cool, love the vocal line. Nice one.

Very cool, love the vocal line. Nice one.

Review

Dutcheee

29 Jan 2012

50

This ones gone straight on to the ipod and is now running around in my brain with its delicious simplicity, lovely lovely, lovely acoustic song with great harmonies.

This ones gone straight on to the ipod and is now running around in my brain with its delicious simplicity, lovely lovely, lovely acoustic song with great harmonies.

Review

McSchnoodle

05 Feb 2012

50

This one stays with you. Feel like I could easily join in and sing along - sign of a classic. The lyrics are gold.

This one stays with you. Feel like I could easily join in and sing along - sign of a classic. The lyrics are gold.